Friday, November 30, 2018

Lena Dunham's ten desert island books

Lena Dunham is the creator of HBO's Camping and Girls.

One of her ten favorite books, as shared at
There Are Things More Beautiful Than Beyoncé, by Morgan Parker

Parker is, quite simply, our best working poet, and she just blinds me with her skill. She somehow makes a book about deep psychic pain (also a meditation on a broken society, no biggie) into something that feels celebratory and joyous. I’m nominating her for the Best Pop References in Poetry award! She is also the funniest on Twitter and echoes my judge-y, agoraphobic general mind-state, only with pizzazz.
Learn about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue